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In brief...Parental job loss: the impact on children's school performance


Unemployment is bad news not just for the individuals who lose their jobs but also for their families. Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela examines this underemphasised cost of economic downturns by measuring the impact of parental job loss on children's school results in Spain during the Great Recession.


Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela

6 November 2015     Paper Number CEPCP460

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